Rotary Award for India Pistons’ CMD
The prestigious “Corporate Citizen Award” for 2016 was given to Mr. N. Venkataramani, Chairman and Managing Director, India Pistons Ltd., by c, here at Chennai. Mr. R. Ramanujam, Chairman and MD, Brakes India Limited gave away the Award to Mr. Venkataramani.
Rtn. Jayanthi Govindan, President, RCME said, “Over the past few years, the Rotary Club of Madras East, has been conferring this award on valuable Companies by studying the track record of many Corporate that come in this category; of giving back to society and evaluating their CSR activities, and on this basis, we unanimously decided this time to give this award to India Pistons spearheaded by Mr. Venkataramani, for being a very responsible Corporate Citizen.”
Mr. N. Venkataramani said, “India Pistons has been built on a firm foundation of enduring values, instilled in each one of us by our Founder and Visionary leader Sri S. Anantharamakrishnan. Our commitment doesn’t stop with producing better products, but extends beyond to offer more to the community in which we do business with. Being a socially responsible corporate company, IPL is committed to making a difference to the deserving men and women living in the community where the company operates and help them achieve sustainability and growth in life. Among its many endeavours to give back to society, the major CSR activity it has taken up, is the ‘ONE TEACHER ONE SCHOOL’ project, that ensures to fall in line with Swami Vivekananda’s policy of, “If the child cannot go to a school, bring the school to the child.”
Mr. Ramanujam said, “There are corporates that are large oceans, that have the waves touching the shores and going back into the ocean. There are other corporates who are like big ponds, depending on rainfall from the sky to distribute goodness to nearby communities. But it is that specific corporate, like India Piston, which is like an eternally flowing river watering the banks on both sides and nurturing goodness and greenery, which takes care of its official obligations and also give back to society much more than what it has benefited from it.”